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· November, 2013

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from November, 2013

Iran: Jailed Blogger Needs Urgent Medical Care

  25 November 2013

Jailed blogger,Hossein Ronaghi Maleki needs urgent medical care.He was sentenced to 15 years of prison. Laleh tweeted Jailed activist Hossein Ronaghi in very poor health w/ swollen kidneys-(one non-functioning), bladder & prostate disease #Iran #Iranelection — Lalehلاله (@Lalehsr) November 25, 2013

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Notes From the GVMeetup in Cairo

Rising Voices  22 November 2013

Hello Cairo! Our meetup took place on November 16 in "The Workshops" facility in Maadi. We spoke about Global Voices, technology and society.

Iran:Eight Netizens got Arrested

  20 November 2013

Iranian authorities announced that eight netizens including one woman were arrested in Rafsanjan,in Kerman Province, on charges of “insulting Islamic sanctities and values​​”.

Iran: You Tube and Nuclear Talk

  19 November 2013

Iran’s Foreign Minister Turns to YouTube to talk about Iranian nuclear program. Javad Zarif who is very active on social media and has about 600,000 fans on his Facebook page, talks about nuclear program,Iran's rights,”respect” and “dignity”.Iran and world powers will start another round of negotiation about Iranian nuclear program...

Video: Harasta/Syria massive blast captured on camera

  19 November 2013

An unconfirmed video posted by Syria Archives 2013 on November, 17th shows a massive blast in Harasta, a city and northeastern suburb of Damascus, Rif Dimashq, Syria, in a government military building which kills 31 members of Assad regime forces. Booby Trap bomb Placed in Tunnel under the Assad Army...

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1,000 Days of House Arrest

  18 November 2013

Iran's Green Movement leaders, Mir Hossein Mousavi, Zahra Rahnavard and Mehdi Karoubi remain locked in their houses without trial or charges.

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